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. in the room with him were a number of parents of children killed in the sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut, including lynn and chris mcdonnell, the parents of grace mcdonnell. president obama spoke about grace today. >> and when i visited newtown last month, i spent some private time with many of the families who lost their children that day. and one was the family of grace mcdonnell. grace's parents are here. grace was 7 years old when she was struck down. just a gorgeous, caring, joyful little girl. i'm told she loved pink. she loved the beach. she dreamed of becoming a painter. and so just before i left chris, her father gave me one of her paintings. and i hung it in my private study just off the oval office. and every time i look at this painting, i think about grace. and i think about the life that she lived and the life that lay ahead of her. and most of all, i think about how when it comes to protecting the most vulnerable among us, we must act now. >> you may remember i interviewed grace's parents days after the killing. they gave me a copy of that same draw
of parents of kids killed in the sandy hook in newtown. >> i spent some private time with many families that lost their children that day. one was the family of grace mcdonald. grace's parents are here. grace was seven years old when she was struck down. a gorgeous, caring, joyful little girl. i'm told she loved pick. she loved the beach. she dreamed of becoming a painter. so just before i left chris, her father, gave me one of her paintings, and i hung it in my private study just out of the oval office. every time i look at that painting, i think about grace. i think about the life that she lived and the life that lay ahead of her and most of all, i think about how when it comes to protecting the most vulnerable among us, we must act now, for grace. >> we may remember. i interviewed grace's parents days after the killing. they gave me a copy of that same drawing as well. i spoke with them earlier this ink. they didn't want to come on camera but were overwhelmed by the president's words and said they drew strength from his determination. what president obama plants plans to do, legislat
the massacre at sandy hook. do you agree? >> that's probably true. a woman had guns, i don't know if she went through a background check, but her son certainly didn't. he took his mother pf's guns an killed people. that doesn't mean having fewer guns around isn't a bad idea. there are people who run through traffic lights, does that mean we should get rid of traffic lights? no, in macrosense, they work. if you have fruer guns, things are better. in new york state, we have strong gun laws. we have fewer guns on the streets. our murder rate is one of the lowest murder rates of any big city. >> newt gingrich brought this up on the show the other day. you look at a city like chicago that has tough gun legislation and a high murder rate. >> new york has tough gun legislation and a low murder rate. it's not a panacea for everything. you have to have a good police department, have it well led, diversified, deploy it where the problems are, aggressive with the kids who are most likely to carry guns to make sure they think they're going to be stopped and if they have a gun on them, they'll be arrested
, in wake of the shootings across the country especially in sandy hook and connecticut. >> with us is freshman amanda vazquez who was in english class when she heard shots ring out. how are you doing tonight? >> i'm feeling a lot better than i was earlier, of course. around family. >> i can't imagine. can you take us through what happened, what you saw, what you heard? >> i was waiting on my english class to start. it was about five minutes before it started. and all of a sudden i heard about six shots down the hall y hallway. i started hearing people shouting and running, people just running. and i immediately tried to get under the desk, you know, tried to hide. of course, did what my instinct was telling me to do. there were people coming into our room seeking shelter. the gun or the altercation that was going on and a lady, she was training to be an emt or something like that. she took charge immediately. and was like, everybody, you need to get over here so that if the gunman looks in here, he doesn't see you. and turned off the lights, put the table by the door. and i called
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